Posts tagged Ethiopia


Can mission hospitals contribute to capacity building?

by on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 11:46 pm

CURE International is well-placed within the countries it serves to help foster change in surgical expertise through training and hosting international experts. CURE strives to be an effective partner with each nation’s healthcare program, treating patients for whom there is neither the capacity nor the expertise available in the government sector. However, CURE’s role goes […]

Healed and redeemed: Hadija’s story

by on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 11:02 am

“I went to many hospitals, and they told me that it was impossible to treat her.” Rehema is the mother of Hadija, a little girl from Tanzania who suffers from a congenital condition called popliteal pterygium, which affects the development of the skin. Hadija was born with thick webs of skin on the back of […]

Building self-esteem in Ethiopia

by on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 3:34 pm

“When I hear the word CURE, I always think of emotional healing and physical healing,” says Kebede, one of the counselors at CURE Ethiopia. “And it makes me very happy that I get to be part of it and to spend time with children.”  CURE Ethiopia seeks to provide both physical and emotional healing. As […]

Motion-capture helps heal kids in Ethiopia

by on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 3:01 pm

We are thrilled to announce the opening of CURE Ethiopia’s brand new gait laboratory, the first of its kind in the country and the only other active gait lab on the African continent outside of South Africa. A gait lab uses special motion-capture cameras (the same type of cameras used for making animated movies and […]

Adey Abate: Making a difference for the kingdom of God

by on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 11:37 am

As CURE celebrates International Women’s Day, we are proud to highlight one of our remarkable co-workers, Adey Abate. CURE Ethiopia Executive Director Adey Abate has been at the helm of CURE Ethiopia since its inception. The Ethiopian native spent a significant portion of her professional career in the United States but returned to Ethiopia to […]

Ten Years of CURE in Ethiopia

by on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 11:34 am

On January 22nd, 2019, CURE Ethiopia celebrated ten years of operation! CURE Ethiopia specializes in the orthopedic care of children, treating conditions like clubfoot, bowed legs, and knock knees, as well as non-orthopedic deformities like cleft lips, cleft palates, and burn contractures through visiting surgeons. CURE Ethiopia has grown exponentially within the past ten years. […]

Dagmawi, CUREkid

by on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 7:03 pm

“I haven’t been able to use my left arm much my whole life. This is about as far as I can lift it. I need a shoulder tendon transfer, and my shoulder blade and back are worsening because of this condition. This summer, I will be able to have my procedure and I look forward […]

Rick, Orthopedic Surgeon

by on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 2:33 pm

“I wanted to be a Orthopedic Surgeon because working with kids is the most rewarding and satisfying part of being a doctor. When we’re in the OR we have the opportunity to make what was once bent, straight. These kids just want to get back to playing with their friends and having the ability to […]

Getenet, Carpenter

by on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 1:23 pm

“I am very happy! “I heard about CURE Ethiopia through my niece who was online searching for work. When CURE Ethiopia was moving from an office space to the hospital, I helped them move. I’ve been here since the opening of the hospital. When I witnessed CURE helping kids, I knew I’d be here for […]

Ashim sits outside the ward a few hours before going home.

The Week in Photos: Courageous healing

by on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 8:13 am

A collection of photos from CURE locations around the world.

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